Lexi Jones

Lexi Jones is a Staff Writer at Grit Daily. Based in Las Vegas, she covers entertainment, music and LGBTQ+ news. Her main aspiration is to use her voice to inform others.

Suga of BTS Releases Surprise Mixtape, ‘D-2’

Back in 2016, the world got a taste of Agust D, the alter ego of Min Yoongi, a.k.a. Suga of BTS. With his first mixtape—properly named Agust D—he dove into the topics of fame and mental health. Now the year is 2020, and Agust D has made a triumphant return to the music world with D-2. Agust D Returns As stated at the beginning, Suga’s second mixtape marks the return of his alter ego, Agust D. When he dropped his first mixtape, he gave fans a peek into his feelings and used his tracks to...

Barack and Michelle Obama Will Headline YouTube’s ‘Dear Class of 2020’ Virtual Graduation Ceremony

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, high schools and colleges around the world have decided to cancel their graduation ceremonies. But video platform giant YouTube created a way to celebrate students set to graduate, and with some big names too. This morning, they announced Dear Class of 2020, a virtual ceremony to recognize and honor high school and college seniors that will air on June 6. Former President and First Lady Barack and Michelle Obama will headline the event and each of them will...

Let’s Talk About the ‘Parks and Recreation’ Special

Last week, NBC premiered a special episode of Parks and Recreation; the episode itself came as a nice surprise, as the show itself ended back in 2015. The one-time reunion provided a well-needed moment of comic relief, while also focusing on two non-profit organizations: Feeding America and The National Institute of Mental Health. I finally got around to watching the episode, so let’s recap what went on. What Has Everyone Been Up To? The episode surrounds itself around our lovely Leslie...

The Future of Pride Festivals in 2020

The Coronavirus pandemic has made it difficult for large groups of people to gather in public. Unfortunately, this has also led to the cancellation and postponement of large-scale events. These include concerts, music festivals, movie premieres, and global Pride events. While Pride usually takes place during the summer, organizers of Pride festivals and parades from all over the world chose to cancel or postpone their events to help reduce the spread of COVID-19; more than 300 planned Pride...

Take a Look at the ‘One World: Together at Home’ Global Special Lineup

The One World: Together at Home event set for this Saturday night will feature over 70 artists from different parts of the entertainment industry. Global Citizen, the World Health Organization (WHO) and Lady Gaga first announced the event earlier this month; the special will raise awareness about the current Coronavirus pandemic and also raise money to fund protective equipment and aid healthcare professionals. In a call with the WHO, Lady Gaga sent her gratitude to those working on the...

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